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Annular pancreas

  • Treatment

    Surgical bypass of the blocked part of the duodenum is the usual treatment for this disorder.


    Support Groups


    Expectations (prognosis)

    The outcome is usually good with surgery.


    Complications
    • Obstructive jaundice
    • Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
    • Peptic ulcer
    • Perforation (tearing a hole) of the intestine due to obstruction
    • Peritonitis

    Calling your health care provider

    Call for an appointment with your health care provider if you or your child have any symptoms of annular pancreas.